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Let there be LTE... your mileage may vary

The new iPad offers 4G LTE, which offers great promise.  But before you spend the extra $130 (plus monthly fees) for the LTE model, take a long look at the Verizon and AT&T coverage maps.  When I did, it was clear to me that Verizon was the way to go, even though I have my family's cellphones on AT&T.  AT&T simply doesn't have the 4G LTE coverage I need in my home and surrounding area.  The benefit to having both providers is I should always be able to get online, either with my iPhone or new iPad!

4G LTE

Here are the links to AT&T and Verizon.  Make sure you are looking at 4G LTE.

AT&T: http://www.att.com/network/?

Verizon: http://www.verizonwireless.com/b2c/CoverageLocatorController

 

AT&T Map

AT&T Network Coverage

 

Verizon Map

Verizon coverage

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Todd Bernhard is founder of No Tie Software, an app developer specializing in Ringtones and Sound FX including AutoRingtone.

An iPhone is almost always attached to his hip, but over the years, Bernhard has owned an Apple Newton, a Motorola Marco, an HP 95LX, a Compaq iPaq, a Palm Treo, and a Nokia e62.

In addition to writing for iPhone Life, Mr. Bernhard has written for its sister publications, PocketPC Magazine and The HP Palmtop Paper.